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Exit polls - President

Kentucky
Are you:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Male4638611
Female5441580

Sex by race
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
White male4132671
White female4938620
Non-white male59182
Non-white female57722-

Are you:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
White9035640
Black887121
Hispanic / Latino1---
Asian0---
Other1---

AGE (60 and over)
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
18-291945541
30-442841581
45-593139610
60 or over2236640

Age 65 & over
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
18-648641591
65 or over143664-

2003 total family income:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Under $15,0001344541
$15,000-$29,9991949500
$30,000-$49,9992641590
$50,000-$74,9992137621
$75,000-$99,999114555-
$100,000-$149,99963169-
$150,000-$199,9992---
$200,000 or more1---

Total family income:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Less than $50,0005844551
$50,000 or more4237630

Total family income:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Less than $100,0009143570
$100,000 or more92773-

No matter how you voted today, do you usually think of yourself as a:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Democrat4471280
Republican407920
Independent or something else1741562

On most political matters, do you consider yourself:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Liberal1578210
Moderate4649501
Conservative3916840

Religion, combined Protestant and other Christian.
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Protestant / Other Christian6737620
Catholic2143570
Jewish0---
Something else653461
None654450

Religion among whites
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
White Protestant / Other Christian5932670
White Catholic1939611
White Jewish0---
White something else5---
White none549501
Non-white1180191

White Protestant Conservatives
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
White Protestant conservatives2511890
All others7549501

White Evangelical/Born-again Christians
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
White Evangelical / Born-again Christians4528710
All others5549501

White/Protestant/Conservative/Evangelical/Attend church at least weekly
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
White religious conservatives131090-
All others8744551

How often do you attend religious services?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
More than once a week2032671
Once a week2937620
A few times a month163367-
A few times a year2449501
Never859391

How often do you attend religious services?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Weekly4735640
Occasionally3943570
Never759391

Church attendance by Religion
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Protestant / Attend weekly1935641
Protestant / Do not attend weekly1535650
Catholic / Attend weekly103169-
Catholic / Do not attend weekly955441
All Others4244551

When did you finally decide for whom to vote in the presidential election?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Just today654433
In the last three days3---
Sometime last week2---
During the last month1261381
Before that7735650

Time: Last three days/Earlier than that
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Today / Within the last three days959383
Within the last week or earlier9139610

Time: Last week/Earlier than that
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Today through within the last three days1156412
Within the last week or earlier8938610

Was your vote for president mainly:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
For your candidate7132680
Against his opponent2459401

Which ONE issue mattered most in deciding how you voted for president? (Check only one)
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Taxes642571
Education4---
Iraq1267330
Terrorism16793-
Economy / Jobs1879201
Moral values267930
Health care78217-

Do you approve or disapprove of the way George W. Bush is handling his job as president?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Strongly approve393970
Somewhat approve2014861
Somewhat disapprove1383170
Strongly disapprove269721

Do you approve or disapprove of the way George W. Bush is handling his job as president?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Approve607930
Disapprove399270

Which ONE candidate quality mattered most in deciding how you voted for president? (Check only one)
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
He cares about people like me1055441
He has strong religious faith13496-
He is honest and trustworthy92179-
He is a strong leader218911
He is intelligent4---
He will bring about needed change229631
He has clear stands on the issues132476-

Compared to four years ago, is your family's financial situation:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Better today3514860
Worse today2982181
About the same3636631

How do you feel about the U.S. decision to go to war with Iraq?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Strongly approve336931
Somewhat approve2620800
Somewhat disapprove1772270
Strongly disapprove239361

How do you feel about the U.S. decision to go to war with Iraq?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Approve5712880
Disapprove3884151

Who would you trust to handle terrorism?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Only John Kerry219730
Only George W. Bush553970
Both of them147624-
Neither of them975193

Who would you trust to handle terrorism?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Only Kerry / Both3489110
Only Bush / Neither6113861

Who would you trust to handle terrorism?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Only Bush / Both6617820
Only Kerry / Neither299171

Population of area, five categories
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Over 500 thousand----
50 to 500 thousand2547520
Suburbs3237621
10 to 50 thousand5---
Rural3839610

Population of area, three categories
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
City over 50 thousand2547520
Suburbs3237621
Small city and Rural4338620

Geo Stratum Code
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Jefferson County1951481
West1738610
South-Central2230691
North1933670
East / Frnkfrt / Lex234753-

In today's election for U.S. senator, did you just vote for:
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Daniel Mongiardo4977220
Jim Bunning515950

How did you vote on Amendment 1, defining marriage only as a union between a man and a woman?
Category% TotalKerryBushNader
Yes7528710
No2573261


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